Prince Charles to open Parliament for first time since 1963

For the first time since 1963, Prince Charles would be delivering speech at this year’s State Opening of Parliament on Tuesday as the Queen has pulled out of the constitutional ceremony.

London, May 10: For the first time since 1963, Prince Charles would be delivering speech at this year’s State Opening of Parliament, On Tuesday as the Queen has pulled out of the constitutional ceremony. According to BBC, the 96-year-old monarch has mobility problems. And has had to cancel a number of recent public appearances. The Buckingham Palace said that the monarch would not be attending the ceremony in Westminster. Because of “episodic mobility problems”. Prince Charles and Prince William have been given the authority to open Parliament on her behalf. The Imperial State Crown will still be brought to Parliament. And the Queen’s throne will remain empty, with Prince Charles, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince William expected to be seated in front of the assembled parliamentarians, BBC reported.

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